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EPA Watchdog: Asbestos in Schools Not Being Properly Monitored

EPA Watchdog: Asbestos in Schools Not Being Properly Monitored

September 18, 2018

Schools in the United States have not been properly monitored for asbestos levels, according to the Environmental Protection Agency’s watchdog.

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Race Judicata 2018

Race Judicata 2018

September 17, 2018

A group of Cooney & Conway employees joined thousands of runners and walkers in the 24th annual Race Judicata in Lincoln Park. The annual event benefits the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation, which provides free legal representation for those who cannot afford it.

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The Danger of Asbestos in Schools

Asbestos in Schools: Myth vs. Fact

August 22, 2018

As your children begin a new school year, it can be reassuring to separate fact from myth when it comes to asbestos and schools.

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Asbestos Found in Playskool Crayons, Advocacy Group Claims

Asbestos Found in Playskool Crayons, Advocacy Group Claims

August 9, 2018

A consumer advocacy group is calling on Dollar Tree and other retailers to pull a popular brand of crayons they say contains toxic levels of asbestos, a material found to cause mesothelioma and other deadly types of lung canc

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EPA: Asbestos Now Allowed Back into USA Manufacturing

EPA Proposal to Allow Asbestos Back into USA Manufacturing

August 7, 2018

A new proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would begin legally allowing new products containing asbestos to be created on a case-by-case basis.

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Settlement Reached in Lake Michigan Boating Lawsuit

Settlement Reached in Lake Michigan Boating Lawsuit

June 20, 2018

Attorneys Timothy Martin and Robert J. Cooney Jr. of Cooney & Conway have settled a multi-million-dollar lawsuit on behalf of their client who died in a Lake Michigan boating incident in May, 2014.

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12 Questions to Ask When Considering a Nursing Home

12 Questions to Ask When Considering a Nursing Home

June 13, 2018

The decision to move a loved one into a nursing home or assisted living community can be one of the most difficult and stressful that a family can make. The most important factors when considering a facility are the security, safety, and well-being of the residents.

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5 Common Signs of Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

5 Common Signs of Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

June 7, 2018

According to the United States Department of Justice, only about 1 in every 23 cases of elder abuse is reported to authorities.

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USDA HQ Workers Voice Concerns About Office Hazards

USDA HQ Workers Voice Concerns About Office Hazards

May 22, 2018

Employees at the USDA Washington headquarters have expressed concerns about being exposed to cancer-causing materials during an office asbestos and lead abatement.

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Multi-Million Dollar Settlement Recovered in Maritime Asbestos Case

Multi-Million Dollar Settlement Recovered in Maritime Asbestos Case

May 21, 2018

Cooney & Conway has resolved a multi-million-dollar maritime asbestos case on behalf of a Michigan man who contracted mesothelioma more than 50 years after working on ore boats for two summers in his youth.

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